|1. What is GMAT?
is a pre-requisite for admission into the management
program in USA. A large number of top Indian business
schools like ISB, SP Jain etc. consider GMAT scores
for admission. For other countries also GMAT scores
strengthen the application.
Management Aptitude Test aims at measure the quantitative
ability, verbal ability and analytical ability
of the candidate. It is a computer adaptive test.
In a computer-adaptive test, only one question
at a time is presented. The computer scores each
question before selecting the next question for
you based on the scores achieved in previous questions.
guessing can significantly lower your scores.
So, if you do not know the answer to a question,
you should try to eliminate as many answer choices
as possible and then select the answer you think
I get admission in a US school without GMAT?
there are some universities in US, that grant
admission without GMAT, but it is advisable to
go for the VISA interview only after you have
your scores. For further details contact CAREER
work experience mandatory to get admission into a
experience is mandatory for a large number of
universities. Many universities grant admission
without work experience. For further details contact
Can I appear for the test?
test is held all the year round in different cities
of India and other countries. You can register
at any center of your choice. For choice of center
are the format and the duration of the test?
|The exam duration
is about 4 hours.
The test consist of three sections
1. Analysis of an argument 30 minutes
2. Integrated Reasoming - 12 question 30 minutes
3. Maths section- 37 questions in 75 minutes
4. Verbal section- 41questions in 75 minutes
can I register for the test? What is the exam fee?
|One can register
online or via mail or telephone. The generally advised
method to register is doing it online. The fee for
the GMAT is $250.
Visit www.mba.com for registration.
many times can I appear for the test?
|One can appear only
once in a calendar month and a maximum of five times
I appear more than once which scores will the university
scores will be transmitted to the university. Universities
usually accept best scores.
will I receive my scores?
|The scores are sent
to the student approximately 3-4 weeks after the
many universities can I select to transmit the scores
after the exam and how to send the additional score
reports (ASRs) to other universities?
can mark up to five universities after your exam,
where your official scores will be transmitted
free of cost. To send ASRs to other universities
one can request online or via phone or mail or
fax a request.
long are the scores valid?
|The GMAT scores are
valid for 5 years.
is the maximum score and what is considered a good
total maximum marks of GMAT test are 800. Analytical
writing is assessed on a scale of 6 points. Above
600 is considered a good score. GMAT is one important
criterion for granting admission by universities
besides the student academic profile, essays,
writeups/SOPs, recommendation letters,
work experience and your overall personality as
reflected by your resume. You may be granted admission
even with scores of 450 plus in case you are good
in other criteria.
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